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End of Malaria worldwide expected by 2030

The world will be almost completely free of malaria within the next 15 years, global health experts have declared.

The announcement, from the World Health Organisation, comes after diplomats from several countries gathered in Geneva to discuss the issue. 371 more words

Sunday 10th May: An easier day

An easier but still working day.  I met several people in the hotel.  The Radisson Blu is a bit of a mecca for the international community.   172 more words

Department For International Development



This month has been very exciting for all of us; ParisWHO has made a lot of progress within all aspects of organizing. I couldn’t possibly list all of the wonderful updates, but if you haven’t already please visit… 549 more words


Saturday 9th May: a real storm

Today we headed for PHE’s lab in Port Loko. First though we went to the city center of Freetown, travelling along the north shore of the peninsular. 307 more words

Friday 8th May: 3 days of unreported new cases of Ebola

We had an early start with a meeting at DFID first thing. Tim wanted funding for 20000 lassa fever tests. We went to an area called ‘Special Court’ which was the  444 more words

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Thursday 7th May: from Freetown to Makeni

Election Day in UK. Emma, Tim and I met in the hotel foyer and then set off in a DFID car, heading out of town. We collected a colleague who worked for DFID and another from the British military compound on a hill just outside Freetown. 543 more words

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An overview of my arrival in Sierra Leone; Wednesday 6th May 2015

I am in Sierra Leone for Public Health England (PHE) to assist the post Ebola reconstruction plan as a technical adviser for the World Health Organisation… 480 more words